Maternity Leave in the United States: What to Expect

Becoming a mother is an exciting time. However, you also need some time to learn to adjust to it all, plus your body needs time to heal. These first few weeks are really important for new mothers and their babies. Because of this, you may be looking into maternity leave so you can take this […]

Are You a Victim? COVID-19 Human Trafficking for Labor

Hard work is one thing, but working too hard for fear of the consequences is different. COVID-19 has amplified the pressure that individuals feel to keep a paying job, even if the conditions aren’t the best. However, it has also amplified the fear of individuals trapped in human trafficking for labor. You may be a […]

6 Tips to Help a Well-Meaning Employer Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination Mistakes

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Most employers mean well. Most managers want the best for their team and make decisions based on well-being. They take it easy on team members who are stressed out, they send food home with the interns, and they have an understanding word for those going through tough times. But […]

Seven Examples Retailer Employers are Taking Advantage of Their Employees

All employees have rights, no matter what their job duties are. In fact, this is quite common in retail settings. Many employers take advantage of their employees, some without even knowing it. That being said, employees who feel like they aren’t being treated fairly should consult a lawyer to ensure that this isn’t the case.  […]

Your Rights as a Temporary Worker in the New Post-COVID Job Market

COVID-19 turned the job market upside-down. Immediately before, we were deep entrenched in the War for Talent, as employers compete for a limited job market. Now, over 40 million people have been displaced from their jobs in the US alone. With many businesses temporarily or permanently closed, those millions are looking for any jobs that […]

I Am a California Domestic Caregiver. Are My Rights Being Violated?

California is not like all states when it comes to the legal framework for domestic caregivers. This is a good thing! California law is working hard to ensure that domestic care workers rights are protected as they serve their clients. If you are such a worker, what does that look like for you? My employer […]

California Delivery Drivers Have Rights Too

Delivery drivers have a pretty hectic work life, and the last thing that they need is to be treated as though they have no rights while on the job. In fact, delivery drivers do have rights. Two important ones rights for drivers are: To Be Paid Overtime The federal rule about overtime is that if […]

Are You a Victim of Human Trafficking for Labor? Find Out.

The conversation around slavery in the United States is usually in reference to the legalized institution of slavery in our past. However, slave labor is still a prevalent issue in the underbelly of America’s economy. The Polaris Project is a research institution focused on tracking and remedying the many forms of slavery in the United […]

How to Protect Your Employee Rights During Covid-19

Covid-19 (commonly known as Coronavirus) is front and center in the minds of everyone across the world. In the United States, preparations are underway for a potential spread of the virus further into the country. With the potential of the labor force becoming diagnosed with the illness, employers have to be aware of the best […]